Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Britain News

Queen Elizabeth II to bury her 'strength and stay' Prince Philip

Windsor - Queen Elizabeth II bids a final farewell to her late husband Prince Philip on Saturday, at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service.

Prince Philip: the strength behind the crown

London - Prince Philip often grabbed headlines for his outspoken remarks but was portrayed by royalists as the silent stalwart, who shelved his personal ambitions to support Queen Elizabeth II over seven decades.

Fine tuning for Prince Philip's funeral

Windsor - Final preparations were being made on Friday for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, with the ceremony pared back due to coronavirus restrictions but still reflecting his long life of military and public service.

Prince Philip's car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact

Colombo - An almost 90-year-old car that once belonged to Britain's late Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.

William and Harry won't be shoulder-to-shoulder at Prince Philip funeral

London - British royals William and Harry will not walk side by side in the procession at this weekend's funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, Buckingham Palace revealed Thursday.

Sleaze scandal infects UK politics amid Covid spending spree

London - A drip-feed of revelations over the collapse of an opaque financial firm is raising serious questions about cosy ties between UK politicians, civil servants and big business as the government spends lavishly on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Pacific's Prince Philip worshippers mull Charles as successor

- Pacific villagers who worship Prince Philip are considering whether his son Charles should be anointed his successor as the remote jungle communities hold a marathon mourning ritual.

Vanuatu's Prince Philip worshippers say his spirit lives on

- The chiefs of remote Pacific villages that worship Prince Philip offered a message of comfort to Queen Elizabeth II Monday, saying his soul would live on.

Pints and Primark: Britons mark lockdown easing with a sup and a shop

London - Britons on Monday toasted a significant easing of coronavirus restrictions, with early morning pints -- and much-needed haircuts -- as the country took a tentative step towards the resumption of normal life.

'Lessons to be learned' over UK lobbying row: ex-PM Cameron

London - Britain's former prime minister David Cameron, under fire for having sought government help for a finance firm he represented, acknowledged Sunday that he should have gone through formal channels.

UK lawmakers gather in special sessions to laud Prince Philip

London - Lawmakers across the UK convened Monday to pay tribute to Prince Philip, whose death aged 99 has left a "huge void" in the life of Queen Elizabeth II.

Irish PM warns of 'spiral back' as N.Ireland wracked by week of riots

Belfast - Irish prime minister Micheal Martin warned against a "spiral back" into sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland on Saturday, as a week-long streak of riots raised fears for the future of a fragile peace in the British province.

Gun salutes fired across UK to mark Prince Philip's death

London - Gun salutes echoed around the United Kingdom on Saturday as the military paid solemn tribute to Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip after his death aged 99.

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip dies aged 99

London - Prince Philip, the longest serving royal consort in British history and a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II's side for decades, died Friday aged 99, Buckingham Palace announced.

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip: the strength behind the crown

London - He often grabbed headlines for his gaffes, but Prince Philip was portrayed by royalists as the silent stalwart, who shelved his personal ambitions to support Queen Elizabeth II over seven decades.

Belfast in turmoil as Brexit stokes tensions in Northern Ireland

Belfast - Rioters waged a running battle with police in Belfast on Thursday night -- tossing petrol bombs, setting fires and dodging jets from water cannon as a week of unrest showed no sign of letting up.

Pentagon chief Austin to visit Israel, Germany, Britain

Washington - US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Israel, Germany, Britain and the NATO headquarters in Belgium in the coming week for talks with government and military leaders, the Pentagon announced Thursday.

China says UK sheltering 'wanted criminals' after HK asylum ruling

Bejing - China on Thursday accused Britain of sheltering "wanted criminals" after prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law said he had been granted political asylum there.

China says UK sheltering 'wanted criminals' after HK asylum ruling

Bejing - China on Thursday accused the UK of sheltering "wanted criminals" after prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said he had been granted political asylum there.

Leaders condemn 'deplorable' Northern Ireland unrest

Belfast - Leaders in Northern Ireland came together on Thursday to condemn days of violent unrest stemming from the territory's pro-UK community, including a petrol-bomb attack on a moving bus.

Xi urges Europe to 'make positive efforts with China' in Merkel call

Bejing - President Xi Jinping told German leader Angela Merkel during a phone call Wednesday that he hoped Europe would "make positive efforts with China", Chinese state media reported, following an international row over the treatment of Uyghurs and other mino...

AstraZeneca UK vaccine trial in children paused as clot link probed

London - A British trial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has been paused, Oxford University said Tuesday, as global regulators rush to assess its possible link to rare blood clots in adults.

UK's Johnson confirms return to pubs but sounds caution on travel

Glasgow - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week's time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a note of caution on international travel resuming.

UK to announce new international travel rules

London - Britain will on Monday set out plans to restart international travel, using a "traffic-light" system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown.The announcement comes as the UK has set a tentative date of May 17 to relaunch international travel.

Seven deaths in UK among AstraZeneca jab recipients after blood clots: medical regulator

London - The UK medical regulator said Saturday that out of 30 people who suffered rare blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, seven have died.

Black adviser to UK leader quits amid race report outcry

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most senior black adviser has quit, Downing Street said Thursday, a day after a government-commissioned report provoked outrage by saying that structural racism does not exist in Britain.

Deliveroo set for London stock market launch

London - Deliveroo debuts as a listed company Wednesday in London's biggest stock market launch for a decade, after the app-driven meals delivery group enjoyed surging sales during the coronavirus pandemic.

England resumes outdoor gatherings as Covid lockdown eases

London - England enters the second phase of its lockdown easing on Monday thanks to a successful vaccination drive, but the government is urging vigilance as another wave of coronavirus sweeps Europe.

Scotland's former leader Alex Salmond launches new party

Edinburgh - Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond on Friday announced a shock political comeback, leading the launch of a new pro-independence party to run in pivotal upcoming Scottish parliament elections.

Vaccine row escalates as France accuses UK of 'blackmail'

Paris - A row over Covid-19 vaccine access escalated Friday, with France accusing Britain of "blackmail" in its dealings with the EU, and Russia and China of misusing vaccines to boost their foreign policy clout.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 271 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Britain


Britain Image

The HMS Albion  an Albion class landing platform dock of the Royal Navy
The HMS Albion, an Albion class landing platform dock of the Royal Navy
Hmfcalum
A London Underground roundel at one of the entrances to Piccadilly Circus tube station. Piccadilly C...
A London Underground roundel at one of the entrances to Piccadilly Circus tube station. Piccadilly Circus itself is in the background.
Andrewh
Contenders are lining up to replace Britain s Prime Minister Theresa May.
Contenders are lining up to replace Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May.
STF, AFP/DJC/File
London s oldest church  All-Hallows-By-The-Tower  built in 675
London's oldest church, All-Hallows-By-The-Tower, built in 675
The elite CO19 or Central Operations 19 (formally known as SO19 or Special Operations 19)  is an eli...
The elite CO19 or Central Operations 19 (formally known as SO19 or Special Operations 19), is an elite tactical team within London's Metropolitan Police Service. CO19 operatives are seen here undergo counter-terrorism exercises involving a hijacked commercial airliner.
Zatoichi1564
Kite aerial photo of Peace Knowe Hillfort  West Lothian.
Kite aerial photo of Peace Knowe Hillfort, West Lothian.
Dr. John Wells
Aerial view of the Olympic Park looking south west towards London.
Aerial view of the Olympic Park looking south west towards London.
EG Focus
Bronze Age artifacts in Britain
Bronze Age artifacts in Britain
Dr Peter Hoare of pgh@ventifact.co.uk
The British flag
The British flag
Digital Wallpapers
Illicit vodka being sold in Britain could be very dangerous.
Illicit vodka being sold in Britain could be very dangerous.
screen grab
Thousands gathered on London s Mall as the Royals appear on the balcony
Thousands gathered on London's Mall as the Royals appear on the balcony
Beacon Radio
Boudicca by Thomas Thornycroft  near Westminster Pier  London
Boudicca by Thomas Thornycroft, near Westminster Pier, London
A. Brady
Outside view of St. Paul s Cathedral in London
Outside view of St. Paul's Cathedral in London
Sami Zaatari  a known British-based Islamic fundamentalist appearing in a April 2009 video. In the v...
Sami Zaatari, a known British-based Islamic fundamentalist appearing in a April 2009 video. In the video, Zaatari, apologizes to a man after having threatened to kill him and his family (whose identities were never released by authorities for safety reasons). Zaatari had issued several death threats after a heated online debate in which the man disagreed with the views of the fundamentalist. The apology video was produced by Zaatari as a condition of avoiding criminal prosecution.
Screen Capture
A jubilee Union Jack flag flies in West Wittering  Sussex
A jubilee Union Jack flag flies in West Wittering, Sussex
Untitled
Daniel Leal-Olivas, AFP/File
Traffic in London
Traffic in London
guan
Parents of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from a Chibok school last month express sorrow and outrage...
Parents of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from a Chibok school last month express sorrow and outrage at a public gathering.
Voice of America/Wikimedia Commons
London Underground
London Underground
Susanturner70
Parents of victims last month s mass kidnapping from a school in northeastern Nigeria express sorrow...
Parents of victims last month's mass kidnapping from a school in northeastern Nigeria express sorrow and outrage
Voice of America

Latest News
Top News